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Education and Outreach at NIMBioS

The NIMBioS Education and Outreach program offers a diverse array of activities to meet the educational needs for learners of all ages including K-12 students and teachers, university and college student and faculty, professional industry audiences, and the general public. NIMBioS initiatives focus on the enhancement of education at the interface between mathematics and biology and promote cross-disciplinary approaches to science at all levels.

Block photo. Education and Outreach Spotlight.   A collection of news articles and features about activities and events from the NIMBioS Education and Outreach Program; list of upcoming events.

Block photo. Pre-College Students/Teachers.   Activities at the interface of mathematics and biology are geared toward elementary, middle, and high school students and teachers including Biology in a Box and more.

Block photo. Undergraduates and Faculty.   Programs for undergraduates provide opportunities for conducting and presenting research, including Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS, an annual Undergraduate Research Conference. NIMBioS also sponsors tutorials and faculty workshops.

Block photo. Graduate Students.   Programs for graduate students include Mathematical Sciences Collaborative Diversity Initiative Workshops and tutorials.

Block photo. STEM Diversity Enhancement.   Learn about NIMBioS' diversity efforts as well as research and educational opportunities for enhancing the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields with diverse audiences.

Block photo. Biocalculus Assessment.   Information about the NIMBioS BioCalculus Assessment project and link to request a copy of the assessment instrument from Suzanne Lenhart.

Block photo. Educational Resources.   This link takes you to the NIMBioS Resource Library, where you will find a variety of educational resources, including our educational modules integrating math and biology.

Block photo. Blogging from NIMBioS Education & Outreach.   Read our blog to hear about the latest news and happenings related to NIMBioS education and outreach events and activities.

Education and Outreach Contacts:

Suzanne Lenhart
Associate Director for Education and Outreach
Ph: (865) 974-4270 (Math)   (865) 974-9349 (NIMBioS)
Fax: (865) 974-9300

National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
University of Tennessee
1122 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 106
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410

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1122 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 106
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410
PH: (865) 974-9334
FAX: (865) 974-9461
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From 2008 until early 2021, NIMBioS was supported by the National Science Foundation through NSF Award #DBI-1300426, with additional support from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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